Eco-Polycentric Urban Systems: An Ecological Region Perspective for Network Cities

@article{BotequilhaLeito2012EcoPolycentricUS,
  title={Eco-Polycentric Urban Systems: An Ecological Region Perspective for Network Cities},
  author={Andr{\'e} Botequilha-Leit{\~a}o},
  journal={Challenges},
  year={2012},
  volume={3},
  pages={1-42}
}
The research presented in this paper is a work in progress. It provides linkages between the author’s earlier research under the sustainable land planning framework (SLP) and emergent ideas and planning and design strategies, centered on the (landscape) ecological dimension of cities’ sustainability. It reviews several concepts, paradigms, and metaphors that have been emerging during the last decade, which can contribute to expand our vision on city planning and design. Among other issues, city… Expand

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